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and more troubling, the socialist government has backtracked several times on tax increases in the face of protests. with me on the set to discuss francois hollande's situation, dire situation, i should say, a andt from "figaro" magazine from -- the government blamed on the so- called eco tax, and environmental tax on trucks in the face of violent protest. , region west of france socialist stronghold, the prime minister explained that suspending the tax was an act of courage. the transport minister and i have already improved the law and changed some of the negative aspects. but this is not enough. willcertain the situation remain locked in brittany until we resume negotiations. it takes courage to restore dialogue. that is why i decided to suspend the implementation of the eco tax law. it will give us time for dialogue -- on the national and regional levels. >> it takes courage to dialogue. a somewhat argue it takes coverage -- someone would argue it takes courage, we make a decision, to stick with them. >> i think coverage has nothing to do with what is going on right now with the fre
digging their heels in, french footballers say they'll strike over the planned super tax on the rich. >>> and police in canada say they have video of toronto's mayor apparently smoking a crack pipe. ♪ ♪ >>> welcome to al jazerra, it was an ambitious order, end syria's ability to produce chemical weapons. but it appears to have been done and ahead of schedule. the announcement from the world chemical weapons watchdog means syria can't produce any new chemical weapons. but damascus still has to destroy its chemical arsenal. kim explains how we got to this points. >> reporter: on august 21st, at least 1400 were killed, in what survivors called a chemical massacre. within days, the u.s. and its allies would condemn it too. >> this was not only a direct attack on human dignity, it's a serious threat to our national security. >> reporter: president obama quickly threatening military action against syria. syrian president bashar al-assad denied at tack and sent a warning to the u.s. >> you can expect everything. >> reporter: but polight i cannily, obama garnered support. >> the chemical
without part of the taxes from palestinian authority. they promise us it is without taxes, free of taxes. but now actually last week they told us that they will go with the full taxes which we cannot afford the amount of money for that. therefore we shut down the plant today and it's already shut down at 6:00 in the morning today. so our program of distributing the power for the people is too much and only the power will lead six hours to consumers and off the next 12 hours which will effect all of the services sector and the life on gaza. what i can transmission of that is water pumping and the water plant treatment will stop, hospital will be effected and all other parts of life in gaza. >> reporter: so there is nothing that you could have done to ensure that the power was kept on in gaza? >> no. we could not. we are trying for almost last one month. we try and everyone in gaza and we raised the matter to the united nations from some of their organization here and we talked to european union and talked to all their people here. but no one could do anything for us and all promises and
that did tax reform and revisions that had revenue. and thank goodness. it was at least fair, where the 1% were getting 45% and the bottom 99% were getting 55%. what is the configuration now? i might venture to say, mr. jeffries, that the 99% are getting zero and the top 1% may be right now at 100%. so i'm asking for the conference to go and work for america. not this configuration, but to in the 99% investment america. to be able to take the c.b.c. budget and look at some of the tax reforms that could be utilized, to look at our job creation, which would include the maintenance and repair for public transit, highways, airports, port, railroad and bridges. the houston metro would appreciate having the opportunity to expand and create work from those who would on the rail lines to those who would build the rail cars, to those who would run it. and the opportunity for people going to work to ride on it. work force development programs such as the work force investment act, programs that i've had in times -- legislation i've introduced in times of high unemployment, to gively give those une
as don usha leyla and the head of the cleveland clinic and tax six message -- texas medical center live at 3:00 eastern on c-span three. this evening, a look at the economic impact of the two thousand eight financial crisis with former top economic advisers from the past three administrations. monitoringll will be -- moderating. >> at the beginning of the 2009 year a sense of missed opportunity. the fiscal stimulus was needed. i wonder if a different kind of stimulus with some of the changes that larry hinted at, dropping high-speed rail and energy might have gotten bipartisan support. they say no republicans will oppose anything they suggest but back in 2009 many people were really hoping this would be the guy bringing us together. i am not blaming one fault -- side or another. to me, the question is could a different set of choices rocked the world together? critical of some of the more classically democratic parts of the recovery program. but i was there. the senate minority leader said the basic purpose of his minority leadership was to make sure the senate was not reelect it. i thi
taxes for 98% of all americans. and lower bare year -- lowering baferiers so entrepreneurs and businesses can innovate, grow, and hire. because of these measures we're moving in the right direction. the positive signs are reel. -- real. since 2009 our economy has been expanding. over the past 43 months, private employers have added 7.6 million jobs. in fact, businesses have added more than two million jobs over the last year alone. and the end of this year, and the beginning of next year, show signs of further progress. the auto industry is growing again, manufacturing has increased. the global market has improved. american companies liked ford and apple are starting to move operations back to the united states. we sell more products made in america to the rest of the world than ever before. the cost of health care is growing at the slowest rate in years. and our deficits are half of what they were when the president took office. so we have seen the united states economy make a turn around. our economy is actually recovered faster than any other advanced economy. just as it
on fuel coming from the egypt and for the last one month we shared oil without part of the taxes from palestinian authority. they promise us it's without taxes. but now they told us that they will stay with the full taxes which we cannot afford the amount of money for that. therefore we decide to shut down the plant today. so our program of distributing the power to the people has been too much and now only the power will lead six hours to the consumers and it will be off for the next 12 hours which will affect all the service sector and the life on gaza. >> reporter: the u.s. secretary of state has publically admitted for the first time that the national security agency may have overstepped the mark in its intelligence gathering. speaking at an international summit on thursday john kerry said i assure you innocent people are not being abused in this process but, yes, in some cases it has reached too far. we are going to try to make sure it doesn't happen in the future. and he added and the president is now doing a thorough review in order that nobody will have the sense of abuse. me
-do tax code, reform entitlement spending and reset spending levels. so the question is will this happen? can this happen? >> i think what we will see is resetting the spending levels. only for the next year. they only have two months and 13 days between now and the january 15th deadline. that's when the current spending plan expires. that's not a lot of time to put together something as comprehensive as this grand bargain. it would involve the tax code and entitlement spending and things that a are so huge and gaps that are so wide between the two parties, there is just not enough time to get that done. so where does that leave congress and the budget deal? it is going to be a focus on the current spending level and how we move into fiscal 2014. we have this temporary spending bill, but they need to come up with a deal that will last through 2014 and that will deal with remember the sequester that is the automatic budget cuts that come down every year. it is $110 billion automatically on january 15th. they want to stop that a from happening on the democratic side. on the republican side
and eight percent tax adjusted between mexico's congress in order to curb rising obesity mexico has now hired the city rates than the us is one of the world's biggest consumers of soda. mexican president is using the latest tax on sugary drinks and junk stage to install a change of culture and encourage mexicans to exercise at least one hour and a tomato in nationwide obesity. you know what either the city deficit got out of sugary drinks will be taxed at the mai initiative with a congressman or a new facts to light the senate's is the norm basic stitch with my calories will save the tax base. this is the place that taxes will people be to reduce the consumption in a healthy sport not associated with the increase of obesity among mexican silver pistol. he over to god. he kept bitching and staffing retailers expected to pass on the tax to consumers. the move has caused shares of the mexico based coca cola and zach oaks largest bottle or latin america to fall which could potentially result in a reduced workforce of three to four percent. according to analysts the most soft drink and food
of journalists reactive turkish lawmakers breaking the headscarf taboo in parliament. andy taxing times faced by french footballer whose bosses are threatening to strike over seventy five percent tax on wealth above one million euro loss of getting out of the leaders from james credence in our media watch second study art in the newsroom it's a low once again to not be a chart clarion calls levies on headlines they sound intelligence officials say they needed the pakistani taliban has been killed in a suspected us drones truck humans are causing to put a dent in the pas. this time in sentences that to be planning his funeral. the resistance from the syrian opposition peace envoy. he was against new delays in peace talks sharon's departure is the main obstacle to getting all psyched to the negotiation table. in reality he is in washington president obama for assistance be back later and said to finance a country suspected cause of the growing unrest that the war. yes this developing story coming out of the us the suspect is said to be in custody until sunday's international apple. today is fri
so our financial system works better for consumers and investors, and locking in lower taxes for 98% of all americans. and lowering baferiers so entrepreneurs and -- barriers so entrepreneurs and businesses can innovate, grow, and hire. because of these measures we're moving in the right direction. the positive signs are real. since 2009 our economy has been expanding. over the past 43 months, private employers have added 7.6 million jobs. in fact, businesses have added more than two million jobs over the last year alone. and the end of this year, and the beginning of next year, show signs of further progress. the auto industry is growing again, manufacturing has increased. the global market has improved. american companies liked ford and apple are starting to move operations back to the united states. we sell more products made in america to the rest of the world than ever before. the cost of health care is growing at the slowest rate in years. and our deficits are half of what they were when the president took office. so we have seen the united states economy make a turn around. o
than the u.s., which prompted lawmakers to pass a junk food tax. the mexican congress approved the tax on salty and sugary junk food, charging 8% tax on foods that are 275 call lis or more. the mexican president is encouraging people to exercise an hour a day. i'm morgan radford. see you again at 4am eastern.
is a big problem. >> reporter: we were depending on fuel coming from egypt, and without part of the taxes from palestinian authority and [ inaudible ] they promise us it is without taxes, but now they told us that they will stay with the full taxes, which we cannot afford the amount of money for that. therefore we decide to shut down the plant today. so our program of distributing the power to the people have been impaired too much, and now only the power will reach six hour to the consumers and it will be off for the next 12 hour, which will affect all of the services sector and the life on gaza. >>> a controversial bill in thailand grants amnesty to politicians is a step closer to becoming law. it could allow the return of a former prime minister. scott has the update from bangkok. >> reporter: it has evolved into the most divisive issue in thailand. in an early morning session, tieland's lower house approved a controversial amnesty bill. it grants blanket amnesty to those who committed crimes related to politics over the last nine years, including some people who are now on trial or in
be asked to pay a little bit more in taxes. maybe we might want to end all of the corporate loopholes that currently exist. again, that's not bernie sanders. january 29, 2013, poll by hart research associates. 66% of the american people believe the wealthiest 2% should pay more in taxes, and 64% of the american people believe that large corporations should pay more in taxes than they do today. well, guess what? the american people have given us a solution to the major crises facing the american people. they will want to invest in our economy, they will want to create jobs, they want to ask the wealthy and large corporations to pay more in taxes. they do not want to cut social security, medicare and medicaid. that's the real world. then you come back to washington. what are people saying? let's cut social security, medicare and medicaid, let's not invest in our infrastructure and create jobs, and in fact let's give more tax breaks to the wealthy and large corporations. so this is an alice in wonderland world. the american people are saying one thing and the lobbyists around here and ma
the pike? how many taxes are in there? nice that it is covering people, but when will it -- what is it going to cost us? i think that americans really want to know and it is not out there in black-and-white. you should be able to look and see. there are a lot of important things that have been done wrong. the president has lied to us. thank you. host: a little bit more about the book "double down." it is just coming out. even after obama named hillary clinton as secretary of state, finding their wounds, he could barely endure spending time with the clinton. he rarely contacted his democratic predecessor in the years after taking office. after midterm losses for his party, the incumbent and his inner circle realized that they still needed the popular mr. clinton. they golfed together in 2011 in an effort to get closer together. they did not even finish 18 holes. r. obama succinctly expressed his view of mr. clinton saying that he liked him in doses. to thema, who is known test campaign donor nations said that he could not name his top five vendors. he says he has no idea. after me
, but with the threat of tax. yesterday we all know better. if you like your insurance, you won't necessarily get it keep it because president obama and 279 congressional democrats chose to pass a flawed law that for many strips the choice away. i yield back, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from south carolina seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. wilson: mr. speaker, the augusta chronicle lead editorial on saturday hit the nail on the head pointing out that the real truths about the obamacare train wreck. americans remember a, quote, soothing assurance from president obama in 2009 when he was hawking his affordable care act to the masses. if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan. now tell that to the hundreds of thousands of americans who already have received letters from health plans essentially telling them you are on your own, end
money, there's a tax write off, not much, but a little, and us and a center for reporting out there fill the gap, but i do think that overall, our media landscape is being driven increasingly by the news of the moment, celebrity news, political news, real news, and there's a lot less time and energy, resources available for doing deep dives or looking at things not in the immediate spotlight in front of us as were all on our twit of-like hamster wheel. >> host: viewers have questions or comments, the bureau chief, the lines are open this morning. republicans call 202-a 85-3 # 88 is. democrats 202-585-3880. independents, 202-585-3882. we'll talk to him for about the next 40 minutes or so on the "washington journal," and as we lay out the lines, i want to talk to you about how you prefer to describe your magazine. is it progressive? is liberal the term? what do you say to folks who call your magazine as listed on here frequently asked questions page left pinko rag? >> they are wrong. i mean, we are a progressive-driven organization. you know, and i, the way i look at it is i tend to see ou
, more taxes, and a completely amoral cultural system. this is your children's book for the summer. >> two are very much. -- thank you very much. >> if youver forget who you should vote for, read this book. kids, give them nightmares before they go to bed. through christ our lord, and thank you for this time together, amen. in a campaign, you learn to prioritize, and pro-lifers and evangelical christians are huge supporters of the republican party along with big business, but there are only so many ceo's in the world. this is a tight race, and it is my first experience with negative campaigning. i hope it is received well. the music ended up being dark and negative, and it is exactly what i want associated with janet, negativity. that is janet. she looks sickly. it is bound to help subliminally. for the second half of the song, it is upbeat, we are leaving darkness, and we go into a happy place. people can make the argument that it is manipulation, but our goal is to win an election. that is the point of politics, to win elections. i is basically everything would like to become, an
. for individual retirement accounts, i.r.a.'s, under the tax code. today retirees are more likely to rely on 401k's and i.r.a.'s and are less likely to have defined benefit plans from their employers. at the same time, the natural products have become increasingly complex. because the rules governing the rights of investors and the responsibilities of advisors are more than 35 years old, d.o.l. is attempting to modernize these rules and -- in order to reflect the changing nature of the retirement marketplace. given these realities it is necessary for the department to make sure that the professionals offering retirement advice have a duty to put their clients' interests first before their own or at very least tell their customers that they may be conflicting. at the same time the s.e.c. is considering moving forward on a rule making that would impose a uniform fiduciary standard of conduct for broker dealers and investment advisors, consistent with the dodd-frank act. this would ensure that whatever the business model, if an individual is providing personalized investment advice out securities to
lerner violated federal law by sharing confidential tax information from tea party groups with the federal election commission, judicial watch said they obtained e-mails from lerner that shows she disclosed information from several conservative groups including the american future fund, and the american issues project. lerner retired from the irs last month. but congressional investigations are ongoing. >> on wall street today stocks moved low edow down 73, nazdaq down 7, and nazdaq down 11. >> stocks posted strong gains for october, dow up 3% in october, s&p you of 4 1/2%, and nazdaq a gain of nearly 4%. on economic front, jobless claims fell by 10,000 last week. we're coming right back with much more. stay with us. >> out of touch perhaps but real out of the loop too? the president's accolade shield him from scandal from benghazi to the obamacare, the obama defense remains the same, he just doesn't know. congressman brad win drop with us next. as a business owner, i'm constantly putting out fires. so i deserve a small business credit card with amazing rewards. with the s
though part was when these two victims were appealing to the article the twenty fourth of four tax year the us drone strike left his pakistani family devastated the nine year old girl and her thirteen year old brother nearly escaped death that day their sixty seven years old when the phils let's kill all the vegetables in the garden no longer love blue skies are grey ski grey in for a short period of time the mental tension and see it eases when the sky brightness that draws to an unsold us that the msm arias and moving abroad out of their home in north and sirius died and the father of his family said he looked at the life around here in bc he wished his children to be able to walk the streets not afraid of being bombed at the moment. my mother was killed. my children. i'm so glad that people are going to hear a story that's when we came to america. knowing the light of the link to my house the family came to washington airport hoping to get answers for why they have to live in fear everyday. no idea when i'm on the field when trent and i was outside with my grandma then everything bec
host: and the one set lack essential protections, and that many people may qualify for tax credits host: glenn kessler in today's fact checker column in the "washington post." we go to lucy now in virginia on our line for republicans. we're talking about kathleen sebelius' statements. your thoughts on that. caller: good morning and thank you for taking my call. think it is something that we are all looking, first of all, i think the general public has become so much more aware of what was in this very massive bill in the last month. what i heard computer experts website did on the not begin until eight or nine months ago, in other words, after the 2012 election. because as we are seeing this , we are becoming aware of all of the problems that are in it. so someone had pointed out well, you had 3.5 years to make it, this website, and the computer person said well, actually, no, it has only been eight or nine months. i think if all of these problems had been articulated prior to the 2012 election, who knows, maybe it would have gone another way. host: ok, we will go to carol now from same
over wasting tax payers funds can only be explained by the fact that the leadership of the va is flawed. until the stagnant attitude at the very top are laminated, we hope to eliminate the problems plaguing the va. that in the end are hurting our veterans the most. so let me ask you this. i'm new to congress. i was a taxpayer, worked in the service. served my country into wars. nic the irs, epa, energy department and now the va wasting taxpayers money. what do you think i should do? what can i do to stop that from happening? because what i think of a break to fire you all and start over. but reality as it got to work with you. how am i going to get improvements, 100% improvements? at 100% improvement to gonzales sought is 30% improvement over the last 30 years. do i have to wait until 2083 to get 100% for the va clinics >> congressman, i believe that the department is working and we plan to work faster than that. >> i've heard that for 30 years. actions speak better than words. what are you going to do tomorrow to eliminate that backlog, to get it done? that backlog is the same backlog
to stay in network. great plans. by the way, what about when you're going to get taxed for the golden plan? you're paying $20,000 a year-plus. but now we're going to tax you because you're paying too much. >> what's interesting, senator, is the fact that i think over the last couple of weeks, going on to a month, mainstream media is kind of waking up to this. i think the story that only six people signed up on the first day came from cbs news. a lot of people are going we really believed this guy, but maybe we shouldn't have. >> can you imagine? at the end of the day 47 people, and they're saying hundreds of thousands of people -- >> it's the volume. that's what broke it. the volume. >> right. you know what it is? it's just this idea i'm going to do it my way. it's the old story of power. absolute power corrupts. so when the democrats controlled both houses overwhelmingly, they didn't look for compromise. they didn't look to involve others. they jammed it through. now they're paying the price. they're not. the american people are going to suffer. >> i read a lefty blogger somewhere on the
bit more. san francisco supervisor is pushing for a new tax on each can or a bottle of soda sold here in the city. >>> more than a thousand people are expected to march to the sonoma county sheriff's office in santa rosa today to protest the shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. kpix 5 reporter is live there and, kate, this is expected to be the largest demonstration yet. >> that's right, michelle. there is a lot of discontent towards law enforcement in this community. today, nearly 1500 demonstrators are expect today pack on the pressure at yet another rally. as you -- as this is going on, we're also learning new details about the sheriff's deputy who shot andy lopez last week. he's identified as 48-year-old gelhaus. hees been with the sonoma county sheriff's department for more than 20 years. gelhaus is also a field training officer and firearm instructor. the sheriff's office says his deputies feel terrible about what happened. >> horrible tragedy for all involved. >> gelhaus is a veteran of the iraq war and contributor to several gun web sites and mack sooens. meanwhile take a look
that their >> mexico is taxing junk food as part of the campaign to fight obesity. >> an 8% tax will be placed on high calorie foods, snacks with more than 275-calories per 100 grams. the congress passed a law that puts a one peso tax on soft drinks, that's 8 cents. mexico has one of the world's highest obesity rates, slightly higher than the u.s., 70% have the population. >> they took a lot of clues from michael bloomberg in new york city, trying to pass these laws. speaking of food, there's a salmon boom in washington state. >> more than a mill chinook salmon have been counted this fall. we have more. >> on one of the northwest great natural stages, an underwater drama is playing out. chinook salmon are setting records. >> over 73,000 passed through the dam in one day. you couldn't blink or talk. with these visual counts, there's no going back. >> people paid to count fish have never counted more in the fall run. 900,000 so far. more than a million for the species this year. >> we were expecting a good run, we exceeded the daily max mum. it was mayhem, really, it was mayhem. >> salmon populations ha
that they companies -- that big companies do not like either. they are going to tax them out of business. arizona, big mesa they have thousands of cars completely wasted and crushed. host: thank you for the call. a political note from the hill -- paper an ad is airing tomorrow that uses past statements, slamming charlie crist. he was once theory governor of florida as a republican. he will enter as a democrat after filing the necessary paperwork on friday. details online at the hill.com. our newsmakers program is focusing on the farm bill with tom vill sack -- with tom vill ilsack. tom v conversation, why the farm bill is important -- [video clip] investing literally billions of dollars in business development. money is going to be invested in renewable energy and bio-based products. it is a research built. it will provide resources to universities to come up with new innovations. because of our research initiatives, i think 360 four patent applications have occurred just from usda sponsored grants. it is a conservation bill and an ability to protect our soil and water. it is a trade bill. this create
rolled into one big balcony up on it. the french government's proposed eco taxes to move to the of thousands hit the streets calling for to be scrapped immediately french region of brittany cathedral by protests which turned violent the shift to a decimal to cannons to disperse angry crowds her mineral simple customs forms. you can tax increases libby's own cox way more comfortable towns has been suspended amid concerns that it could drive companies one people being killed by a string of insurgent attacks targeting security forces across iraq in the central city of baku but three police officers died in schools were injured. up to three suicide bombers blew themselves up one off to another. decisions on and save a recent months has claimed thousands of victims. the authorities struggling to contain the bunch and despite wide ranging operations and tight and secure. six people including one child going off the ferry capsized off the coast of thailand near the popular resort to tell a pretty people remain unaccounted for. because of the two hundred according to the maximu
, but it's going to be hard to find. >> well, there's a lot of money sitting offshore that's not taxed. that's for another discussion. i want you to come back. i enjoy visiting with you. we will do it again. mr. stockman, thank you very much. that's "the ed show." "politicsnation" with reverend al sharpton starts now. good evening, al. >> good evening, ed. >>> and thanks to you for tuning in. tonight's lead, the truth about the gop effort to kill obama care. it's not really about the health care website. it's about the entire law. today republican leaders made that clear. >> you know, the problem with obama care isn't just the website. it's the whole law. >> and the bottom line is the problems with obama care run deeper than just the website. >> hear that? this isn't about the website glitches. it's about scrapping the whole thing. never mind that 17 million children with pre-existing conditions are now covered. never mind that insurance premiums are 16% lower than expected. the gop wants all this to wither on the vine. and they're offering no alternatives of their own. and today democ
, increase taxes. ken cuccinelli: create jobs, cut taxes. to stop obamacare and higher taxes, there's only one choice. >> reporter: unlike his rival, mcauliffe supports expanding medicaid under the affordable care act. he says accepting the federal aid would help more virginia residents obtain coverage and benefit the state's economy. >> when we know that 400,000 virginians could gain health care access by accepting the medicaid expansion, we must act. ( applause ) that is virginia money coming back to virginia, and it will create 30,000 new jobs. >> reporter: cuccinelli refuted that claim at last week's final candidate debate. >> he pretends to get $500 million out of the medicaid expansion, which he's called a jobs program. folks, it's welfare, it's not a jobs program. >> reporter: the mcauliffe campaign, meanwhile, has charged republican cuccinelli is outside the mainstream of virginia voters, especially when it comes to women's health issues such as abortion rights and access to contraception. >> let me be crystal clear, i trust women to make their own decisions about their own persona
in conjecture and self-promotion. take, for example, the leaks of romney's taxes. all they could do is find an unnamed third party source to claim it was my grandfather who was responsible. that's the bar they set for the level and quality of reporting. for the beltway audience, this is like candy, this is a drug. but what's left now? well, a bunch of soured relationships at a time when we actually should be finding common ground. mitt romney's taxes let alone who leaked them will never solve our nation's greatest problems. this written by political consultants for political consultants and only good for a week of georgetown cocktail spatter. to know what really went on, i know some of this isn't actually true. keep that in mind as we now spin. i would love your take on the book as i'm sure you read the excer excerpts. >> the thing that jumps out is how much and how hard he tried to vet chris christie and went through the process twice and rejected christie and then said, you got to look at this guy again, this is how we'll win the day to day war of media and chris christie will get you in
. that hub went down on sunday. it's key in determining eligibility for tax credits which can reduce the cost of those monthly insurance problems. the problem was caused with a connectivity issue at a center operated by verizon. those are your headlines. consider this i"consider this" e have news 24 hours a day at www.aljazeera.com. fought by antibiotics. is it too late to catch up and infections. >> a look at america's conspiracy theories with brad melt zer. did bobby kennedy take his brother's brain and how long was the fbi tracking lee harvey oswald before the assassination. >> wing suit flying is a deadly sport. mountains. >> i'm antonio mora, welcome to "consider this." we begin with a health crisis. antibiotics have saved millions of lives since coming into wide use in the middle of the past century. antibiotic resistent superbugs progress. >> the world health organization warned last year that an antibiotic era means an end to modern medicine, where strep throat and child scratch knee could kill. >> antibiotic resistance is a serious health threat. >> at least 2 million people each yea
than a cup of coffee at starbucks. president obama's agenda of higher taxes on the rich and extended benefits for the needy would have a lot of appeal. once staunchly democratic, they gave mitt romney 70% of its vote last year. it has been voting for republicans since 1996. they include freida turner, a democrat who runs her own chart. and packs free lunches for hundreds of local school kids. she said the hunger here is genuine, but it's made worse by generations of reliance on welfare payments >> i'm talking about 45% of the people that don't work with their families. we have a lot of parents on drugs. they get their ssi payments, and food stamps, and cash it in at the store. >> but cutting the food starches would hurt the truly needy, including seniors. >> some people think that everybody that draws food stamps are trying to live off the system, and they don't think about people like in my case that have to. >> the u.s. house of representatives has voted to cut billions in food stamps. and among those voting yes, most of america's congressmen who represent the hungriest. >> we'll b
of stuff that you have to supply to the irs to try to get tax exempt the fec had asked for information about these groups. and they specifically asked public information. they were not asking for anything private. there was in note from the fec about a group called the american future fund. and the fec official wrote if the irs has granted this group's exemption, would it be possible for you to send me the publicly available information and documents related to it. >> i mean,. >> this is so outrageous. i mean, beyond --ean, this happened in february of 2009. and these are emails, i mean, it's not like this is -- like a big mystery at this point. these are her emails to the fec? >> right. >> is she being looked at or investigated for criminal prosecution? it's not legal to send that information. i mean, enough is enough. at some point, you know, someone ought to take a look at this. >> we don't know what, if anything, prosecutors are doing right now. they don't come out and announce it usually when they are starting these kinds of investigations. this stuff is clearly illegal. >> we hav
. he was elected as a tax-cutting populist. his behaviour and allegations of drug hughes have kept haunting him. >> i wish i could come out and defend myself. unfortunately i can't. it's before the court. i have no reason to resign. i'll go back and return my phone calls. i'll be out doing what the people elected me to do. >> so far the mayor is standing firm against allegations that might have felled other politicians. it's true only the voters can remove the mayor. more revelations lie ahead. the the pressure on the mayor is bound to increase. >> in brazil more than 300 have protested in the city of rio de janeiro. demonstrators gathered saying police have arrested people unfairly and are using a newly past law that is meant to target organised crime. >> 14 died in nicaragua and thousands sick after an outbreak of danke fever. hundreds of workers have been sent to fume gait homes in the capital. >> the malaysian police say their 3-month operation to crackdown on crime has been a huge success. it's in response to a series of high-profile crimes in the capital. we have this report
, transition and the small business tax credit. during his eight years in the clinton white house he helped negotiate the 19 of the 1990s and deficit reduction act. each individual's health insurance program, earned income tax credit, hope scholarship tax credit in the direct student loan program the between the clinton and obama administration he worked at the brookings institution, the center for american progress, and the council on foreign relations working on a range of economics and education issues. he is the co-author of a book on girls education and an author of the pro-growth progressive and economic strategy for shared prosperity. gene graduated from the university of minnesota and yale law school and attended wharton business school. is a native of ann arbor, michigan, and will be joining his them in california at the end of this year. when he finishes his remarks will move over here for two and a. thank you very much. gene? >> well, thank you very much for having us here today. i want to thank jim doyle very much, not just for today but for all the leadership of business forwar
their support. their tax exempt status including the big hospital up in boston that's where, what is it, the patriots, new england patriots get their rehab done. >> that's right. it may lose its tax exempt status. sort of under the microscope under obama care. >> unbefore the boston -- in fact, the last boston marathon victim who had to have a leg amputateds a result of the boston bombing, there he is sadly, it's called the spalding rehabilitation hospital. it's run by a 501 c 3, non-private hospital. under obama care, one of the sicious obama care would provide charity to people coming in off the streets that don't have healthcare coverage. now that law because of obama care scrutinized where they are having to roll back the charitable contributions they give to the community in the case of folks that come in off the street that don't have health insurance. >> former president jimmy carter whose name has become synonymous with oppressing attacked obama care yesterday saying this doesn't work very well. when jimmy carter calls you ineffect actual that's 6 people signing up because the w
taxes. i'm you're typical middle class american. >> reporter: the family was told by the government they could get the loan, but only if they got flood insurance first. but the family says they can't afford flood insurance because the elevation of their home is so low it drives the premium up. so they're saying if you have flood insurance, we'll give you a loan, you can't afford the insurance, but you can't afford the house if you don't have insurance. >> yes. >> reporter: what makes the cameradas different is they talked to president obama about it. you can see this video, two weeks after the hurricane hit, the president came to staten island and talked to the families. >> some of this will be tough. this is the commitment to you. i'll stay on it. i wouldn't be a stranger and forget all about it. >> reporter: the cameradas know the president is a busy guy, but don't believe the president stayed on it. >> you know, you hold the president to it. because that is the only hope you got. >> reporter: for now, the family and their four children continue to look for a solution, while they
draw out a benefit bigger than what we paid for. everybody who is on medicare will pay in taxes two taxes on medicare. we will put in like $100,000 over the course of oour lifetime and we will get on average $330,000 of benefit out. so we have got a problem coming and going. >> i don't know if we have got the problem. i think the country has the problem much the mentality of the country has shifted from self-reliance to where's mine? give me mine? i want mine. >> look, we have always had a group of peoplen who wanted to be gentd dent on dependent on government it's bigger today. >> ever. and they are recruiting people. >> maybe since the great depression. he you -- you are right. they are recruiting people. the numbers down at the bottom are food stamps. 70% increase in the number of people on foot stamps since 2009. 48 million people. >> 34 to 48. >> work there. >> no, it's worse than that, only half of the increase can be explained by poverty, by the economic recession. over half of them have come out as a result of the government loosening the rules and regulations regarding elig
of the remedies that are being proposed to the european level to very hot topics lately. possible tax on an alliance and the other tax on cars for carnations. if we can start with the with the airline issue of course the commission had to backtrack on a previous proposal about this because it was say resisted by commercial airline interest is that the present still have a future. yes it has sped what we achieved. but 'd like to call back tracking. that was that one months ago. in montreal. we had the whole world not for the first time ever two great now we need a local market based mechanism for and the nation and the nation so for the fast time the welcome aviation industries and conscience acceptance that a geisha also has to be part of the solution as the small things that aren't quite the same. and while we awaiting follow the teachings of that to be settled and the purchase of stock to wait from twenty twenty. then in europe we will still say because when i take and and and and the plane. why should i do not pay for my promotion when you can't change because of some icing was kis
. >> i worked my whole entire life. i paid my taxes. i'm you're typical middle class american. >> reporter: the family was told by the government they could get the loan, but only if they got flood insurance first. but the family says they can't afford flood insurance because the elevation of their home is so low it drives the premium up. so they're saying if you have flood insurance, we'll give you a loan, you can't afford the flood insurance. if you raise the house, it's cheaper but you can't afford to raise the house? >> yes. >> reporter: what makes the cameradas different is they talked to president obama about it. you can see the meeting on this youtube clip on november 15, 2012. two weeks after the hurricane hit, the president came to staten island and talked to the families. this is what he said. >> some of this will be tough. this is the commitment to you. i'll stay on it. i wouldn't be a stranger and forget all about it. >> reporter: the cameradas know the president is a busy guy, but don't believe he has stayed on it. >> you know, you hold the president to it. becaus
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